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Angel, J. Roger P.

Regents' Professor of Astronomy and Optical Sciences
Areas of Interest: Adaptive optics, Instrumentation, Extrasolar planets, Telescope design and optical fabrication, Geoengineering, Concentrating photovoltaic solar energy

Apai, Daniel

Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Planetary Sciences
Areas of Interest: Exoplanetary Atmospheres, Extrasolar planets, Planet Formation, Astrobiology

Arnett, W. David

Regents' Professor of Astrophysics
Areas of Interest: Theoretical Astrophysics, Supernovae, Stellar Astronomy

Axelrod, Tim

Emeritus Astronomer

Bechtold, Jill

Emeritus Professor
Areas of Interest: Cosmology, Intergalactic Medium, Instrumentation, Extragalactic Astronomy, Active Galactic Nuclei

Beshore, Ed

Senior Staff Scientist (LPL)
Areas of Interest: Instrumentation, Planetary Astronomy

Besla, Gurtina

Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Theoretical Astrophysics, Galaxy Formation, Dwarf Galaxies, Local Group Dynamics, Dark Matter and Structure Formation

Bieging, John

Professor
Areas of Interest: Interstellar Medium, Galactic Astronomy, Star Formation

Brown, Robert

Professor (LPL)
Areas of Interest: Solar System, Planetary Astronomy

Burge, James

Professor of Optical Sciences (OSC)
Areas of Interest: Optical system engineering, optical testing and precision metrology, fabrication of aspheric surfaces, development of ultra-lightweight mirrors for space, design and fabrication of diffractive optics, stellar interferometry, astronomical instrumentation

Chriss, Michael

Associate Lecturer
Areas of Interest: History of Astronomy, Astronomy and the Arts

Close, Laird

Professor
Areas of Interest: Brown Dwarfs, Adaptive optics, Instrumentation, Infrared Astronomy, Extrasolar planets, Galactic Astronomy, Star Formation, Astrobiology

Cocke, W. John

Emeritus Professor
Areas of Interest: Theoretical Astrophysics, Probability and Statistics

Codona, Johanan

Senior Research Scientist
Areas of Interest: Adaptive optics, Instrumentation, Interferometry, High-Contrast Imaging

Egami, Eiichi

Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Cosmology, Infrared Astronomy, Extragalactic Astronomy

Eisner, Josh

Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Galactic Astronomy and Star Formation, Extrasolar planets, Astrobiology, Instrumentation

Fan, Xiaohui

Regents' Professor of Astronomy
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology

Fleming, Thomas

Astronomer and Senior Lecturer
Areas of Interest: Astronomy Education, Stellar Astronomy, High Energy Astrophysics, X-ray Astronomy

Frye, Brenda

Assistant Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Cosmology, Extragalactic Astronomy, Intergalactic Medium

Green, Richard

Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology, Instrumentation

Green, Elizabeth

Associate Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Stellar Astronomy

Guyon, Olivier

Associate Astronomer, Steward Observatory, Associate Professor, Optical Sciences
Areas of Interest: Instrumentation, Extrasolar planets

Halfen, DeWayne

Assistant Astronomer

Hart, Michael

Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Adaptive optics, Interferometry, Extrasolar planets, Instrumentation

Hege, E. Keith

Associate Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Instrumentation, Interferometry

Hill, John M.

Astronomer (LBT)
Areas of Interest: Telescope design and optical fabrication, Instrumentation

Hinz, Philip

Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Instrumentation, Extrasolar planets, Astrobiology

Hoffmann, William F.

Emeritus Professor
Areas of Interest: Infrared Astronomy, astronomical instrumentation, Dust in the Milky Way, Galactic Astronomy, Young Stars

Hubeny, Ivan

Senior Research Scientist

Impey, Chris

University Distinguished Professor and Deputy Head, Astronomy
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology, Galactic Astronomy and Star Formation, Astrobiology, Astronomy Education

Jannuzi, Buell T.

Head of the Department of Astronomy
Areas of Interest: Observational Cosmology, Quasar Absorption Line Systems, Active Galaxies, Instrumentation for Surveys

Jokipii, J.R. (Randy)

Regents’ Professor Planetary Sciences and Astronomy
Areas of Interest: cosmic energies, Galactic Astronomy

Kim, Jinyoung Serena

Associate Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Galactic Astronomy, Star and Planet Formation

Kratter, Kaitlin

Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Star and Planet Formation, Theoretical and Computational Astrophysics, Binary Stars, Accretion Disks, Stellar and Planetary Dynamics

Kulesa, Craig

Associate Astronomer

Lesser, Michael

Senior Research Scientist
Areas of Interest: Instrumentation

Marrone, Dan

Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology, Instrumentation, Active Galactic Nuclei, Star Formation

Martin, Hubert (Buddy)

Project Scientist
Areas of Interest: Instrumentation

McCarthy, Don

Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Astronomy Education, Instrumentation, Extragalactic Astronomy, Cosmology, Planetary Astronomy

McGreer, Ian

Assistant Astronomer
Areas of Interest: High-redshift quasars, quasar surveys, gravitational lensing, reionization, first stars

McMillan, Robert S. (Bob)

Associate Research Scientist
Areas of Interest: Stellar Astronomy, Planetary Astronomy, Instrumentation

Melia, Fulvio

Professor (Physics & Applied Math)
Areas of Interest: Physics, Astronomy, Applied Math

Milne, Peter

Associate Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Galactic Astronomy and Star Formation

Olszewski, Edward W.

Professor
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy, Cosmology, Instrumentation

Özel, Feryal

Professor
Areas of Interest: Theoretical Astrophysics

Pinto, Philip A.

Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Theoretical Astrophysics

Poss, Richard

Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: History of Astronomy, Astronomy and the Arts

Prather, Edward

Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Education Research

Psaltis, Dimitrios

Professor
Areas of Interest: Theoretical High Energy Astrophysics, General Relativity, Computational Astrophysics

Rieke, Marcia J.

Regents' Professor of Astronomy
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology, Instrumentation, Infrared Astronomy, Galactic Astronomy

Rieke, George H.

Regents' Professor of Astronomy
Areas of Interest: Galactic Astronomy and Star Formation, Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology, Instrumentation, Infrared Astronomy, Astronomy Education

Sarcevic, Ina

Professor (Physics)
Areas of Interest: Theoretical Particle and Nuclear Astrophysics

Schneider, Glenn

Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Galactic Astronomy, Infrared Astronomy, Extrasolar planets, Brown Dwarfs, Star Formation, Instrumentation

Shirley, Yancy

Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Galactic Astronomy, Star Formation, Extragalactic Astronomy, Astrochemistry, Astrobiology

Smith, Nathan

Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Evolution of Massive stars, Supernovae and eruptive transients, Star forming regions, Interstellar medium and circumstellar material

Smith, Paul S.

Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy, Cosmology, Polarimetry, Active Galactic Nuclei

Stark, Daniel

Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Galaxy Formation and Evolution, cosmic reionization

Strittmatter, Peter A.

Regents' Professor of Astronomy and Director Emeritus
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy, Cosmology, Theoretical Astrophysics, Active Galactic Nuclei, Instrumentation, Astronomy Education

Su, Kate

Associate Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Planetary Astronomy, Galactic Astronomy, Star Formation

Sykes, Mark

Astronomer and Director of Planetary Science Institute (Tucson)
Areas of Interest: Asteroids, Planetary Astronomy

Thompson, Rodger I.

Professor
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology, Galactic Astronomy and Star Formation, Infrared Astronomy, Instrumentation

Tifft, William

Emeritus Professor

Walker, Christopher

Professor
Areas of Interest: Galactic Astronomy, Star Formation, Instrumentation

Weiner, Benjamin

Associate Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy & Cosmology, Instrumentation

West, Steve

Senior Research Scientist
Areas of Interest: Instrumentation

Williams, Grant

Astronomer and Director MMT
Areas of Interest: Massive Stars, Supernovae, Gamma-Ray Bursts, Instrumentation, Polarimetry

Willmer, Christopher

Associate Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy

Woolf, Neville J.

Emeritus Professor
Areas of Interest: Astrobiology, Galactic Astronomy and Star Formation, Instrumentation

Youdin, Andrew

Assistant Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Theoretical Astrophysics, Planet Formation, Exoplanets (statistics, dynamics and atmospheres), Accretion Disks, Kuiper Belt objects, Hydrodynamics and Turbulence.

Zabludoff, Ann

Professor
Areas of Interest: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology

Zaritsky, Dennis

Professor and Deputy Director, Steward Observatory
Areas of Interest: Extralactic Astronomy and Cosmology

Ziurys, Lucy

Professor of Chemistry/Biochemistry and Astronomy
Areas of Interest: Radio and Millimeter Astronomy, Molecular Astrophysics, Astrochemistry, Interstellar Medium, Astrobiology, Laboratory Astrophysics
Research Faculty

Morzinski, Katie

Assistant Astronomer
Areas of Interest: Adaptive optics, Instrumentation, High-Contrast Imaging, Exoplanets, Brown Dwarfs
Adjunct Faculty

Boyle, Richard

Vatican Observatory
Associate Astronomer

Corbally, Christopher

Vatican Observatory
Associate Professor

Düschl, Wolfgang

Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
Astronomer

Emerson, Darrel

NRAO
Astronomer

Funes, Jose

Vatican Observatory
Director

Giampapa, Mark

National Solar Observatory
Astronomer

Gordon, Mark

NRAO
Professor

Pompea, Stephen

NOAO
Associate Professor

Vestergaard, Marianne

Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark Dark Cosmology Center
Associate Professor